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Man Gets More Than 37 Years for Texas Church Arson

A West Texas man has been sentenced to more than 37 years in prison for torching a church in a hate crimes case. A federal judge in Midland on Wednesday sentenced Steven Scott Cantrell of Crane. Cantrell in September pleaded …

Ex-Rhode Island Insurance Adjuster Awaits Sentencing

A former Rhode Island insurance adjuster is set to learn how long he will have to stay in prison for his role in $40,000 home insurance fraud. Vincent DiPaolo of Johnston faces up to 85 years in prison after pleading …

Two North Texas Men Sentenced in Arson for Insurance Case

Two men in Texas have been sentenced to prison for conspiring to commit arson in order to obtain insurance proceeds, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas announced. Blaise Hancock, of Arlington, Texas, and Clint Allen, of …

Texas Man Convicted of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

A Travis County court sentenced Robert Rosette on workers’ compensation fraud-related charges, according to Texas Mutual Insurance Company. Rosette reported a job-related injury while working as a delivery driver and warehouseman for Affordable Rent-to-Own, LLC in Beaumont, Texas. He claimed …

Arizona Man Sentenced in Warehouse Break-ins

A Tucson man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for breaking into four warehouses last year. Pima County prosecutors say 47-year-old Wesley Shane Wallace and two other men cut through the roll-up door of a business in October …

South Dakota Man Sentenced in Vehicle Arsons

A man who pleaded guilty to playing a role in cases of stolen vehicles and arson in the Madison, S.D., area earlier this fall has been sentenced to three years in prison for that and for a burglary last year. …

Ohio Man Caught on Camera Roofing While on Workers’ Comp

An Ohio man has been sentenced in a fraud case after investigators from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) captured video not only showing him working a roofing job while receiving benefits, but also leaving the worksite to attend …

7 Years Prison for Man Convicted of Utah Arsons

An animal rights activist who pleaded guilty to federal arson charges in connection with two Utah fires has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison. Walter Edmund Bond was sentenced to 87 months, probation and $10,000 restitution in …

Louisiana Woman Sentenced to 69 Months for Arson Scheme

A 30-year-old Reserve, Louisiana woman has been sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for her role in 2007 fire at a public housing complex. Niasha Marie King pleaded guilty to setting her apartment in Reserve on fire …

RI Insurance Fraud Suspect Seeks Sentencing Delay

The only defendant waiting to learn his punishment for his role in a $40,000 home insurance fraud case in Rhode Island wants his sentencing delayed. Vincent DiPaolo says in court papers filed Tuesday that he wants his sentencing date pushed …